Tuesday, 12 April 2011

Teaser Tuesday #19: If I Stay by Gayle Forman

 Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab you current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from anywhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (Make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away! You don't want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR lists if they like your teasers!

If I Stay Synopsis from Goodreads: In a single moment, everything changes. Seventeen year- old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall riding along the snow-wet Oregon road with her family. Then, in a blink, she finds herself watching as her own damaged body is taken from the wreck... 

A sophisticated, layered, and heartachingly beautiful story about the power of family and friends, the choices we all make—and the ultimate choice Mia commands.

My teaser: 'Then, when Yo-Yo Ma played 'Le Grand Tange', Adam reached over and grasped my hand. In any other context, this would have been cheesy, the old yawn-and-cop-a-feel move. But Adam wasn't looking at me. His eyes were closed and he was swaying slightly in his seat. He was lost in the music too. I squeezed his hand back and we sat there like that for the rest of the concert.' ~ pages 32-33, "If I Stay" by Gayle Forman (If I Stay, book 1)


  1. ha! I love how your banner says cheezy and in this quote it says cheesy LOL

    I'm teased!!

    Here is mine. Please drop by and say hello! I'd love to hear from you.

    Have a great Tuesday!

    Sassy Brit

  2. This sounds like a really good read. Here's mine:



  3. Cool teaser from a superb book!

    Mine for today's at http://yayeahyeah.blogspot.com/2011/04/teaser-tuesday-cold-comfort-farm-by.html

  4. Nice one! Hear a lot of good things about this book!

    Here's my teaser

    Happy Reading!

    Old Follower
    Jessica@a GREAT read

  5. I loved this book! It was so good! Great teaser choice :)

    Crystal @ Elegantly Bound Books

  6. I've read great reviews on this book! Hope you like it!

    My teaser is here.

  7. Great teaser. I love this book!

  8. Great teaser. I've heard so many great things about this book.


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